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Neopagetopsis ionah (Jonah's icefish)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Neopagetopsis ionah, Jonah's icefish, is a species of crocodile icefish found in the Southern Ocean at depths of from 20 to 900 metres (66 to 2,953 ft). This species grows to a length of 56 centimetres (22 in) TL. This species is the only known member of its genus.
View Wikipedia Record: Neopagetopsis ionah

Prey / Diet

Euphausia superba (Antarctic krill)[1]
Pleuragramma antarctica (Antarctic silverfish)[2]
Thysanoessa macrura[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)1
Balaenoptera bonaerensis (Antarctic Minke Whale)1
Chaenodraco wilsoni (Spiny icefish)1
Chionodraco hamatus (Crocodile icefish)1
Chionodraco myersi (Myers' icefish)1
Cryodraco antarcticus (Long-fingered icefish)1
Cygnodraco mawsoni (Mawson's dragonfish)1
Dacodraco hunteri (Crocodile icefish)1
Dissostichus mawsoni (Antarctic blenny)1
Gvozdarus svetovidovi (Naked-head toothfish)1
Gymnodraco acuticeps (Ploughfish)1
Leptonychotes weddellii (Weddell Seal)1
Pagothenia borchgrevinki (Bald notothen)1
Trematomus newnesi (Dusky notothen)1


Aptenodytes forsteri (Emperor Penguin)[3]
Arctocephalus gazella (Antarctic Fur Seal)[1]
Electrona antarctica (Lanternfish)[1]
Gymnoscopelus braueri (Lanternfish)[1]
Gymnoscopelus nicholsi (Nichol's lanternfish)[1]
Paradiplospinus gracilis (Slender escolar)[1]
Protomyctophum bolini (Lanternfish)[1]


Parasitized by 
Neolebouria antarctica[4]
Onchobothrium antarcticum[4]


Antarctic; Atlantic Ocean; Atlantic, Antarctic; Pacific Ocean; Pacific, Antarctic; Scotia Sea; South Orkney Islands; South Shetland Islands; Southern Ocean: Circum-Antarctic on the continental shelf and slope.;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2The role of notothenioid fish in the food web of the Ross Sea shelf waters: a review, M. La Mesa, J. T. Eastman, M. Vacchi, Polar Biol (2004) 27: 321–338
3Food of emperor penguins (Aptenodytes forsteri) in the western Ross Sea, Antarctica, Y. Cherel and G. L. Kooyman, Marine Biology (1998) 130: 335-344
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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